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Solicitors at "growing risk of claims" for...

Posted in Professional Negligence on 15th Aug 2019
There has been a sharp increase in the number of professional negligence actions arising from solicitors under-settling personal injury and medical negligence claims, according to a specialist barrister. Richard Beaty was featured on litigationfutures.com, explaining: “Publicly available and reliable market data for professional indemnity claims is scarce [but] there is growing perception amongst our insurer and professional clients that the under-settlement of personal and medical injury claims is on the rise.” Beaty added that the change in...

Inadequate Increase to Statutory Bereavement...

Posted in Personal Injury on 14th May 2020
Statutory bereavement damages in England and Wales have been increased to £15,120 for deaths which occur on or after 01/05/2020. Before this date bereavement damages were capped at £12,980, which has been criticised by solicitors as being inadequate for claimants in England and Wales. By comparison, in Scotland, bereavement damages are decided by assessing each individual case. Following a landmark case in 2017, The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) had called on the Ministry of Justice to review the wider system in England and Wales...

Periodontal Negligence: Failure To Treat...

Posted in Medical Negligence on 4th May 2020
Gum disease is a fact of life these days. With modern diets and lifestyles, as well as other risk factors such as smoking and chronic disease, almost half of us will experience gum disease at some point during our lives. Gum disease, otherwise known as periodontal disease, is an infection of the tissues around your teeth. You may notice initial symptoms of gum disease. These may include pain, swelling, bleeding and inflammation, and bad breath amongst others. However gum disease can have an insidious element to it, and you may be completely symptomless...

Dental Fractures

Posted in Medical Negligence on 1st May 2020
Dental fractures can easily happen to anyone without any major accident, and can range from minor to severe. A minor fracture could involve chipping of the outer tooth layers called enamel and dentin. A severe fracture could involve vertical, diagonal, or horizontal fractures of the tooth and/or root. Enamel and dentin are the two outer protective layers of the tooth. The enamel is the outermost white hard surface. The dentin is a yellow layer lying just beneath the enamel. Enamel and dentin both serve to protect the inner living tooth tissue called...
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